April 12, 2018

Student Ombuds for Austria Posts 2016-17 Report

The Austrian Student Ombudsman, Josef Leidenfrost, has published his annual report for the 2016-17 academic year.  The summary--which is submitted to the Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy, and to the Parliament--covers issues from about 70 public and private colleges, universities, and institutes, and 409,000 students.  The report said the Ombudsman received 487 cases and directly resolved 74% and just 13% could not be settled.

In addition to case statistics, the report also contains descriptions of selected cases and proposals for higher education decision makers.  (
Tätigkeitsbericht der Ombudsstelle für Studierende 2016 /17.)

Related posts:  New Austrian Law Secures Status of Student Ombuds; Austrian Student Ombudsman Presents First Annual ReportAustrian Student Ombuds Issues Second Annual Report; Austrian Student Ombuds Posts 2015 Report.

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